Oakes

Escaped Inmate From Alabama Could Be In Oakes, North Dakota Area

William Phelps escaped out of Houston County, Alabama and has three arrest warrants out of North Dakota

OAKES, N.D. — Police in Oakes, North Dakota are asking for the public’s help in locating an escaped inmate out of Alabama. 38-year-old William Phelps is believed to be in the Oakes area. He escaped out of Houston County, Alabama and has three arrest warrants out of North Dakota. He is 5-foot-10 and about 165 pounds with brown hair and…

Ethics Commission Includes Former Mayor, Retired Judge And Others

The commission will oversee the conduct of legislators, statewide officials, candidates and lobbyists

BISMARCK, N.D. — Republican Gov. Doug Burgum and Senate leaders have chosen the panel for North Dakota’s voter-approved ethics commission. The panel members include former Williston mayor Ward Koeser, retired judge Ronald Goodman of Oakes and retired brigadier general David Anderson of Bismarck. Cynthia Lindquist of Devils Lake served as president of the community college in Fort Totten and Paul…

Fargo Woman Who Died After Being Dragged By a Horse is Identified

Deputies responded to the 38000 block of Beaver Dam Road near Star Lake around 11:00 Friday morning.

OTTER TAIL COUNTY, MN –  Bertha Wood, 47 years old, of Fargo was identified as the woman dragged by a horse and killed  in Otter Tail County. Deputies responded to the 38000 block of Beaver Dam Road near Star Lake around 11:00 last Friday morning. The sheriff’s office says Wood was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say it appears…

UPDATE: One Road Reopens Into The Small Dickey County Town of Fullerton

Around 50 people live in Fullerton

Dickey Co. 8 South of Fullerton/Courtesy: Aimee Teske DICKEY COUNTY, ND —  There is a way to get back into the small North Dakota town of Fullerton in Dickey County. Emergency Manager Charlie Russell says water is off of 86th Street Southeast and it is now open from Highway 281 to Fullerton. He reminds people that both bridges south of…

Oakes Police Encourages People to Stay Off Roads

OAKES, N.D. – Oakes Police Department is encouraging people to just stay home. There are stranded vehicles on Highway 13 north of Oakes and a few miles east. Earlier they said even some law enforcement were stranded making it is very difficult to respond to stranded motorists. Categories: North Dakota News Tags: ND, north dakota, Oakes

Shopko Files For Bankruptcy, Closing A Number of Stores In Our Region

The company will close nearly 100 of its more than 300 stores across the country this year

Shopko is closing stores nationwide including in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. The Wisconsin-based retail chain has filed for bankruptcy protection citing excessive debt and ongoing competitive pressure. The company will close nearly 100 of its more than 300 stores across the country this year. Here is a list of the Shopko stores that will close in our region….

No Travel Advised For Jamestown, Valley City, Michigan and Surrounding Areas

A Travel Alert is in effect for the northeastern portion of North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. —  The North Dakota Department of Transportation along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a No Travel Advisory for portions of eastern North Dakota due to snow/ice covered roads and reduced visibility creating hazardous driving conditions. Cities included in the No Travel Advisory are Jamestown, Valley City, Edgeley, Ellendale, Oakes, Cooperstown, Michigan, Larimore and surrounding areas.  A No Travel Advisory means…

Man Wanted On A Warrant Accused Of Assaulting Officers At Street Dance

Derek Jones has been charged with simple assault on a peace officer and preventing arrest

DICKEY COUNTY, N.D. — A Lisbon, North Dakota man is accused of assaulting police serving a warrant on him during a street dance in Oakes. 25-year-old Derek Jones has been charged with simple assault on a peace officer and preventing arrest. A criminal complaint claims Jones threw a beer at one officer, and punched another as police attempted to arrest…

Davies, Fargo North, Oakes and Kindred Have Presidential Scholar Seniors

The students will be honored June 24 at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Four North Dakota students have been named as Presidential Scholars, two of them are from Fargo. Nidhi Mahale of Davies and Isaac Spanjer of Fargo North were honored along with Marissa Diggs of Oakes and Brianna Maddock of Kindred. Diggs, Mahale and Spanjer were recognized for academic achievement, while Maddock was chosen for her skill in career and technical education….

Train Derailment In Oakes

Red River Valley & Western Railroad's Track and Structures Mgr. Cal Gruebele says the derailment occurred around 7 p.m. Tues. on the southwest side of town.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption OAKES, N.D. (AP) _ Crews are working to clean up corn spilled from seven train cars in southeastern North Dakota. Officials say four cars on the train derailed and the seven cars of corn tipped over Tuesday night in the Dickey County community of Oakes. KDDR reports Red River Valley & Western Railroad’s Track and…